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New research for saving species on tropical islands as we prepare for big operation

Mon, 23/03/2015
Importance of tropical island restoration recognised by international scientific journal as we prepare for the biggest ever operation to save birds from extinction in French Polynesia

Seasonal help needed for tropical sandpiper

Mon, 22/12/2014
We have raised 76% of the funds needed to restore six stunningly beautiful Pacific islands next year but we still need your help.

Creating a Pacific Sanctuary

Wed, 10/12/2014

Pacific islands are under siege by invasive species,

Well earned success for researchers from the Samoan Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Moeumu Uili)

Strange looking bird makes welcome reappearance

Thu, 23/01/2014
One of the world’s least known (and frankly, strangest looking) birds has been photographed on the Samoan island of Savai’i by researchers.

BirdLife’s action through insight

Fri, 27/12/2013
The BirdLife Partnership's combination of conservation science and practical experience at the local level has delivered innovative solutions to conservation challenges in 2013.
Superb Fairywren has been named Australia's favourite bird

Superb result: True blue Aussie named Australia’s favourite bird

Tue, 12/11/2013
Superb Fairywren has been named Australia's favourite bird after a national poll by BirdLife Australia saw more than 8,000 people vote throughout October.
Eradicating invasive alien species from islands is a tool proven to protect biodiversity and help restore ecosystem processes

International experts convened to improve tropical island rodent eradications

Wed, 09/10/2013
A tropical rodent eradication review has been launched to develop recommendations for improving the success rates of eradications.
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Penguin parade at risk

Mon, 02/09/2013
Australia's famous penguin parades on Philip and French Islands - which are nationally significant shorebird feeding and roosting sites - face the growing risk of a devastating oil spill, if Victoria’s controversial Western Port development is approved, new research shows. “Oil and birds don’t mix,” said BirdLife Australia’s Shorebirds Program Manager Dr Golo Maurer.

Video: Ecological, economic and intrinsic values of forests - at Natewa Tunuloa Important Bird Area in Fiji

Tue, 27/08/2013
New video from Fiji about the benefits of protecting forests- part of the 'Natural Livelihoods' video series from the Local Empowerment Programme, enjoy!